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Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and u.s. technology giants have been fighting each other in the courts over technology for smartphones and other mobile devices. the people at samsung say they added iphone 5, apple's iphone 5 to a patent infringement lawsuit. samsung alleges the latest smartphone violates eight of its patents. the claim targets technologies for displays data and storing photos. lawyers for samsung say they will exclude patents on the high speed wireless communications protocol known as lte. samsung has an edge in this technology. samsung received a green light from a u.s. district court in california in another case. the company can resume sales of its tablet device the galaxy 10.1 in the u.s. market. the court decided in june to temporarily ban sales. it lifted the injunction after a separate lawsuit in august found this particular tablet did not infringe on apple patents. >>> in other news ahmadinejad blamed the enemies of iran for the fall of its currency. u.s. and european leaders imposed sanctions in july to encourage them to abandon the nuclear missions. >> translator: sanctions are used as a ps
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Sep 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
for parthenogenesis, human biology, has it ever occurred? >> before technology, i'm sure technologically we can do all sorts of things. >> before technology. >> before technology do virgins -- how would i know? have i don't know, it seems to me if you're trying to establish the legitimacy of mary being a virgin one thing you would want to inquire is if it's ever happened independently of mythology and technology. >> well, i would wonder how i'd have access to that information. there is -- >> well, you're among all those boston scholars. what do you do in recreation, don't you ask questions like -- >> no, that tends not to be one of the things we talk about. with my grandmother, yes. with scholars, no. >> so you come down on the side that it was a true virgin birth, correct? >> i think it's very clear that the gospel writers thought so. appear we have no information with which to dispute them. i'm willing to go with it. >> may i say one more thing on this point? one of the things that the gospel writers do and matthew and luke in particular of the four that we have, is that they turn to using the bible
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Sep 27, 2012 11:00pm PDT
on the technology or improve lives and we partner with them and go back to do what we do well, after we make made this litt machine we realized even though water is the number one health issue on the planet, 50 percent of all chronic human disease would go away if you gave people clean water and realized all of our partners the healthcare industry don't come close, all combined don't come close to the global reach. i don't think of coca-cola as the world's largest beverage company which of course they are, i think of them as this incredible global efficient, effective distribution network that can get everywhere, every remote village, everywhere, and we -- >> rose: it has a brand identity so people know. >> will trust them. so we went to the coca-cola company and said we have a piece of technology, we want to take it out of the framework of being a science fair project and give it to the opportunity to take on the goliath problem of the 21st century, bad water, we call the project slingshot because slingshot was the little piece of technology that was given to david and as the kid i remember the
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Sep 28, 2012 4:30pm PDT
. telecommunications fell 0.8%. technology dropped 0.7% and materials fell 0.6% of a percent. for the week all three indices lost ground. the dow fell 1.1% this week. the nasdaq shed 2%. the s&p 500 lost 1.3%. nine of the ten major stock sectors also were also up for the quarter. the quarterly winners included the energy sector up 9.5% even as oil prices have cooled in recent wks. the consumer discretionary sector was up 7.1% for the quarter. and tech stocks did nicely up 7%. one of the quarter's bright spots was apple. today, c.e.o. tim cook did something rare for apple. he apologized for problems with a product. apple's new maps service has received a lot of criticism and cook admitted the company fell short. shares were down with the broad market. apple dropped 2.1%. volume was heavier than usual. but the stock had a blistering rally this quarter up 17%. shares hit an all-time high earlier this month. one of the companies locked in battle with apple is research in motion. and thanks to better than expected quarterly results last night, shares were very active today. more than 139 million shares t
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Sep 26, 2012 4:30pm PDT
board. 1.74 billion on the nasdaq. the energy sector powered today's selling, dow0.9%. technology and financial sectors continued lower, down 0.8% and 0.7% respectively. as market excitement has died down over the latest federal reserve effort to stimulate the economy, oil prices have cooled off. oil fell below $90 per barrel for the first time since early august. in the latest week, the amount of foreign oil imported into the u.s. was down to its lowest level since december. and refineries cut back, fueling concerns about weaker demand. big energy stocks exxon and chevrobo fell about 0.5%. they both traded at multi-year highs just last week. the worries about global energy demand have hit the energy service providers. halliburton was down 2.4% today, and its off more than 9% in less than two weeks. discouraging comments from electronics contractor jabil circuit weighed on the tech sector. late yesterday, the company reported disappointing results, blamed on weak demand in most of its businesses. shares fell 9.9%; volume jumped more than five times as the stock closed at its lowes
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Sep 30, 2012 1:00pm PDT
as the technology of the future worldwide, not least after the disaster in fukushima last year. even japan has announced it will phase it out, tremendous success for those who have been fighting against a source of energy they say is simply too risky. but some are still in favor of nuclear power, despite the risks. among them as belarus, one of the worst affected in the aftermath of chernobyl in 1986. yet, alexander lukashenko, known as europe's last dictator, is having a brand-new reactor built in his country. >> the northwest corner of belarus near the lithuanian corner, one of the lucky areas of the country that was not contaminated by the chernobyl nuclear disaster. a peculiar choice of location for the poverty-stricken nation to build its first nuclear power plant. the first buildings sport a quote by victor lukashenko. the technology is russian. moscow's lending belarus nearly 10 billion euros to build this, the first of its kind. according to the government, the majority of belarussians support the project. we've been told to follow this white car to a place where we can talk. tatiana,
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Sep 27, 2012 4:30pm PDT
to launch in the first quarter of the year. colin gill sis with us, senior technology analyst at bgc financial, he joins us from that firmment dow agree, results not as bad as feared? >> absolutely. its company lives to fight another day. when you look at the results, there were several glimmers of positive notes you could take away including an increase in the cash position and an increase in the total number of describers. >> i want to ask you about the cash position here because it has been building pretty steadily over the past four quarters and we'll look at that now from 1.5 billion about a year ago to over 2 billion dollars in this last quarter. but when you lead with your cash position as opposed to your business, how strong is the underlying business? >> you know, that is one of the concerns for investors. would the company be burning through its cash and they have not done that they've been able to grow that balance. what that does is it gives a level of comfort to all the stakeholders. customers to their partners, that this company is going to be here, you know, for the fo
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Oct 1, 2012 4:30pm PDT
: and how technology is making it possible for doctors to go paperless. >> tom: that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> susie: the first day of the new quarter, kicks off with a blue chip rally. investors were encouraged by a report showing that american factories were busy in september. a popular index of national factory activity rose to 51.5 last month, from 49.6 in august. it was the fastest pace of production since may. but that upbeat news was overshadowed by comments from federal reserve chief ben bernanke, saying the economy is not growing fast enough to bring down the unemployment rate. we'll have more on that in a moment. those two events led to volatile trading here on wall street. the dow rose about 78 points, but was up as much as 155 points earlier. the nasdaq drifted in and out of positive and negative territory, finally losing more than 2.5 points, and the s&p rose almost four points. and, as suzanne pratt reports there are conflicting views on the state of american manufacturing. >> reporter: from cardboard boxmakers, to icemakers, to uniform manufacturers, factories across t
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Sep 25, 2012 11:00pm PDT
and have the technology and the means to do it but have not done it. >> as i said, let me finish, continue. from this stage of having full nuclear fuel cycle technology, to the stage of producing weapon grade uranium, there is not a very long road. i'm not an expert, i don't know how long it is but probably a year or so, maybe more. but there is no indication that iran has taken a political decision to do this. and there is no indication that they started doing this. and the american information which is made public by mr. panetta every now and then is the same. the assessment is there is no political decision in iran. so if people believe that the more you provoke iran, the sooner iran would take the decision, then i think that this is a very dangerous path. where categorically against violation against the non-proliferation regime. against iran or any other country gets in nuclear, but to get there to this goal of non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, we all need to rely on reasonable approaches. because if isolation is the slogan of the day, more and more sanctions, threats to boomerang
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Sep 30, 2012 12:30pm PDT
to avoid a war. but he would have been aggressive, used the cia and technology to stop iran from getting a bomb. and, this is important, he would have drawn the line somewhere and have been serious about it. heas aall-or-notng guy could no half-mohrs. if you are going to fight a war, all the way. >> which, ironically, is what the israelis are asking obama to draw the line -- you had the biggest power in the world -- that is the only thing, netanyahu said at the u.s. this week, that could possibly change the course. but i just want to respond to my liberal palace over here. i cannot believe you guys are covering for the administration on the susan rice thing when they themsels said fiv days later it was obviously a terror attack, everybody could see it. why with the administration pretend it was the demonstration? >> it would not be a good plan -- >> it is a good plan because the longer you draw it out, the less the media and the country will care about it. he sees the issue right away. it worked? to talk about -- >> we're talking about it. >> the pbs section of the show -- >> now you are
PBS
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
missile technologies rohr aspiring to get missle technologies, some of them with a range to hit population centers in europe. so we want to protect our population against that real threat. >> rose: an attackn any nato country an attack on all nato countries? >> exactly. that is stated that we consider an attack on one ally an attack on all. and on september 12, 2001, we invoked that famous article for the first time in the history of our alliance. we considered the terrorist attacks on the united states an attack on the whole alliance and actually that's the reason why we are in afghanistan today. >> rose: where do we stand now? u.s. withdrawal is scheduled to end by 2014. what's the schedule for nato countries if it differs? >> it's the same. we have outlined a clear road map for a gradual handover of responsibility to the afghan security forces. that's a nato and i.s.a.f. decision. we have 50 countries in our i.s.a.f. coalition. 28 nato allies and 22 partners. and we have agreed on a road map according to which we will gradually hand over lead responsibility to the afghans. they will tak
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Sep 24, 2012 5:30pm PDT
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Sep 25, 2012 4:30pm PDT
under two billion on the nasdaq. financial stocks, technology and the materials sector led the losers, down 1.5% each. caterpillar's warning about its 2015 earnings late yesterday hung over its shares today. cat's 4.2% drop waóúude worst among dow industrial stocks. volume doubled with the stock falling to a three-week low. the company blames its muted forecast on an anemic global economy. the good news on home prices today helped home depot become one of the few dow stocks to register gains. shares gained six tenths of a percent. they traded over $60 per share for a time today, ending at their highest price in more than a decade. as the housing market has shown signs of life, home depot stock has been rallying. it's the second best performer in the dow year to date, second only to bank of america. meantime, more of us may be spending some time out of our homes and on the high seas. carnival cruise lines has seen a gradual provement in its pricing after the fatal january capsizing of the "costa concordia" in italian waters. quarterly earnings were a dime per share better than estima
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Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
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Sep 25, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting ience, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org >> rose: welcome to the program. tonight a conversation about russia and its foreign policy with the foreign minister, sergey lavrov. do you think you are on the wrong side of history. >> you can only judge when history evolves and we are now watching htory the making. when my good friend colin powell. >> rose: colin powell. >> was s
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Sep 27, 2012 5:30pm PDT
science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacyn the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: israel's prime minter warned again today that iran iwelln its way to creating a nuclear weapon and said the world needs to act. benjamin netanyahu spoke at the united nations. as he has often before, netanyahu condemned iran and its nuclear program, and called on other leaders to do the same. >> at stake is not merely the future of my country. at stake is the future of the world. and nothing could imperil our common future more than the arming of iran with nuclear weapons. >> woodruff: the israeli prime minister said the hour is, quote, "getting late" to stop iran as it continues its nuclear work. >> i speak about it now because the iranian nuclear calendar doesn't take time out for anyone or for anything. i speak about it now because when it comes t
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Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
of the box things, technology, the way globalization works that can go right. certainly, though, they're still the housing is a problem. it's been stabilizing, i think that's been one of the good things but there is still a lot of mortgages underwater. consumer confidence is up but i wouldn't count on it being so good that it's going to be getting us to 4% growth to where we're feeling really good. what i would like to see? well, first of all, i would like to see tax reform in a way that keeps rates reasonable. i don't know if they can be lowered, and gets rid of deductions. i'd like to see spending on infrastructure that is really going to help us grow. i would like to see improvements in education. policy has been stalled for an extended period and a changing world. and we need to catch up. we have to prepare not just for having next year be good but the next ten years, the next 20 years. >> muhamed el-erian, you spoke about the monies that's sitting on the sidelines and i hear ken rogoff referring to that too. with is it going to take that shake that loose to make business owners f
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